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On the top right side of my head, I have this random pulsing feeling? Like someone is tapping their finger on this one small spot. It's not painful.

On the top right side of my head, I have this random pulsing feeling? Like someone is tapping their finger on this one small spot. It's not painful.

Likely a: pulsating artery. Its a normal sensation. Would not be concerned if there are no other symptoms. Thanks for trusting Health Tap! ...Read more

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16 yr old male, sometimes get a pulsing head pain after standing up in the right side of head. Standing is all that causes this. Leaves in seconds.

16 yr old male, sometimes get a pulsing head pain after standing up in the right side of head. Standing is all that causes this. Leaves in seconds.

Head ache: It could be caused by not enough fluids. Try drinking more fluids and see if it helps. Follow up with your primary care giver if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Had sex and immediately afterwards got a headache where head meets neck. A pulsing thrombin headache mainly right side. Took advil which helped. Bad?

Had sex and  immediately afterwards got a headache where head meets neck. A pulsing thrombin headache mainly right side. Took advil which helped. Bad?

It is tempting to: think that this is an "atypical migraine" triggered after an intimate sexual encounter, but it's atypical indeed. Plus, you're already on preventive therapy for migraine. The fact that Advil helped is reassuring but doesn't not alleviate my concerns completely. Please see a doctor about this. I have other concerns but it's best that you hear them from your personal physician. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches every so often for a few hours my head hurts and feels like it's pulsing on the side? The pain is very localized and intense.

Why do I get headaches every so often for a few hours my head hurts and feels like it's pulsing on the side? The pain is very localized and intense.

Migraine headaches: Migraines are vascular type headaches characterized by localized throbbing , often associated with nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. Some people have an 'aura' which warns of onset (such as visual disturbance, dizziness, strange skin sensations, etc.). These are painful experiences and tend to be recurrent, but are manageable my lifestyle modification and medications. ...Read more

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I have a strong headache since two days and I feel my head pulsing only on one side?

I have a strong headache since two days and I feel my head pulsing only on one side?

Possibly migraine: It sounds like a migraine headache, but if you never had such before you should get it evaluated! ...Read more

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Would an eye exam be able to tell of I'm going blind? Vision have been fuzzy when reading and side of head pulsing but no pain.

Would an eye exam be able to tell of I'm going blind? Vision have been fuzzy when reading and side of head pulsing but no pain.

Eye exam: Sometimes and eye exam will reveal evidence of conditions that affect your vision. You are clever to examine this. If they do not find a cause, they may have other useful suggestions. It's a good place to start. If there was pain, like a throbbing pain, a migraine headache might be the cause. ...Read more

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